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Small Wonder 

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Father Ted Lawson creates a robot, VICI (played by Tiffany Brissette). The family--Ted, Joan and Jamie--keep VICI's identity secret, and pretend that she is their daughter. Harriet, their ... See full summary »

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Howard Leeds
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2 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Richard Christie ...  Ted Lawson 96 episodes, 1985-1989
Marla Pennington ...  Joan Lawson 96 episodes, 1985-1989
Jerry Supiran Jerry Supiran ...  Jamie Lawson 96 episodes, 1985-1989
Tiffany Brissette ...  Vicki the Robot 96 episodes, 1985-1989
Emily Schulman Emily Schulman ...  Harriet Brindle 96 episodes, 1985-1989
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Storyline

Father Ted Lawson creates a robot, VICI (played by Tiffany Brissette). The family--Ted, Joan and Jamie--keep VICI's identity secret, and pretend that she is their daughter. Harriet, their nosy and annoying neighbor, has a crush on Jamie and plans to marry him. Her dad, Brandon Brindle, is Ted's boss; Brandon stole credit for Ted's ideas. Written by James H. Vipond <arlateo@itctel.com>

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Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

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TV-G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Super Vicky See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(96 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Edie Mclurg appeared on both Valerie/The Hogan Family and Small Wonder concurrently throughout the late 80s. See more »

Goofs

Despite being "made of plastic, microchips here and there", the robot and her costume grew from season to season to accommodate the actress. However, in the season 4 episode "School Monitor", there was an explanation given by the father, who put in a special chip that enabled her to grow to avoid suspicion from friends and neighbors why she never grew and remained the same age. See more »

Quotes

Reggie Williams: Hey yo Jamie. Your sister's talking to the princesses. Boy, are they foxy.
Jamie Lawson: Yeah, they're probably using her to get to me.
Reggie Williams: Yeah, right. That's like using Cher to get to Pee Wee Herman.
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Small Blunder
31 August 2004 | by cyclone259See all my reviews

I remember this horrid, horrid show that was as unfunny as an 'Evening at the Improv' with ALF after a botched vasectomy.

What made this show a cauldron of studpidity was the inane writing and dim-witted cast (I hope it was just the writing) that couldn't tell Vicki was a robot. So, an inventor could replicate an adolescent girl perfectly, except that she had that same stereotypical monotone voice that has plagued low-budget shows since time in memorial. I also could never get over the boy who played the son. He reminded me a lot of kids that used to get beat-up at school or went on to have pent-up rage and confusion due to a hormone inbalance and questionable sexual-identity.


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